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of the big scandal try to make a profit from their ties to petraeus? >>> caffeine bomb? those tiny energy drinks under fire tonight for too much caffeine too fast. and we put the ceo in the hot seat. >>> and can it be? look at this. a variation of the legendary moby dick. you'll see an amazing sight tearing through the water. >>> good evening. as we come on the air, the entire globe is focused on this question. are we on the brink of a new war in the middle east? all day long, we have seen rockets firing back and forth, taking a very real human toll. look at this picture, from the gaza strip in the middle east. a father weeping, his 11-month-old son dead in his arms. at the same time, the terrifying sound of an air raid siren. listen. and there is panic and fear in the streets of israel tonight. and we're going to talk to abc's global affairs correspondent christiane amanpour about what this war, if it happens, could mean to the united states. but we go first to the front lines, where israel meets the gaza strip, and abc's alex marquardt is there, in the middle, in gaza city. alex? >> rep
popular energy drinks are being scrutinized because of a filing that sites their link to 18 deaths. now san francisco city attorney is demanding labeling changes. alan wang is live near ucsf where a new study is slated for released tomorrow. alan? >> the fda says one five-hour energy drink has as much caffeine as two cups of coffee. sam's turkish coffee packs ay packs a bigger punch, but like most coffee energy drinks are not required to list the amount of co they contain. flow is pressure to do that -- now there is pressure to do that. >> he says the demand for the famous turkish coffee is rivaled for the demand of five-hour energy. >> i make sure i don't get out of it. i keep it in stock. >> the fda has received reports of 13 deaths over the last four years involving five-hour energy. sandra who is a nurse says she had to take a man who was working on her roof to the hospital after he drank three of these. >> his heart rate was beating so quickly that he was not getting enough blood to neither his heart nor brain. so he became faint. ding the demanding theity makers of monster, anothe
cited. the child is listed in critical condition. >>> those popular energy drinks are being scrutinized because of a filing that sites their link to 18 deaths. now san francisco city attorney is demanding labeling changes. alan wang is live near ucsf where a new study is slated for released tomorrow. alan? >> the fda says one five-hour energy drink has as much caffeine as two cups of coffee. sam's turkish coffee probably packs a bigger punch, but like most coffee energy drinks are not required to list the amount of caffeine they contain. flow is pressure to do that -- now there is pressure to do that. >> he says the demand for the famous turkish coffee is rivaled for the demand of five-hour energy. >> i make sure i don't get out of it. i keep it in stock. >> the fda has received reports of 13 deaths over the last four years involving five-hour energy. sandra who is a nurse says she had to take a man who was working on her roof to the hospital after he drank three of these. >> his heart rate was beating so quickly that he was not getting enough blood to neither his heart nor brain. so he
customers are urged to contact the company for a free repair. >>> if you want energy drinks over coffee in the morning you may want to think twice. fda received reports of 13 deaths over four years in with it person who used 5 hour energy drink last month five death reports mentioned the use of monster energy drink. stay with abc7 morning news coming up, katie marzullo will tell us how ucf if and the san francisco city attorney are getting involved. >>> anyone who hosts thanksgiving dinner knows how much work is involved. a good store bought stuffing can relieve some of the stress in the kitchen. michael finney has a taste test. >> reporter: good morning the stuffing has got to taste good consumer reports tests find not all store bought ones do. moist, perfectly browned turkey is a must on thanksgiving. still isn't complete without a delicious stuffing. preparing a holiday dinner from scratch, is a lot of work. can you wow your guests with a store bought stuffing? consumer reports tested 11 to see if you could cut a few corners and still get tasty results. testers looked at ones from st
are going to get. >>> also, the investigation into whether 5 hour energy drinks are dangerous, even deadly for some. >>> hostess says it is not kidding, why the company is vowing to shutdown in three hours and >>> there is a new health alert about the popular energy drink 5 hour energy. federal officials say the ding a factor in at least 13 death -- say the drink may have been a factor in at least 13 deaths over the last four years. the fda says it will take action if it can link deaths to consumption of that energy drink it could include taking the drinks off the market. >>> hostess is threatening to shutdown if a workers' strike doesn't end by this afternoon. the company said if enough striking workers don't return to work by 2 p.m. our time it will ask a bankruptcy judge for permission to shutdown and sell its assets. workers at the bakery in oakland are among those striking hostess says it doesn't have the resources to survive an ongoing national strike. >> whoa! >> sad. >> a little bit. >> classic, kids love 'em. >> yeah, people losing jobs, you don't want to hear that. >> in the mean
is finally revealed. brian ross has the latest. >>> energy overload. 5-hour energy under fire right now. the popular drink that packs a powerful punch. two ounces equals five cups of coffee. now, under investigation for possibly links to 13 deaths. >>> han manhunt for a millionaire. the software titan on the run, who police want to question about the death of his neighbor. he speaks to our reporter. >> talking face to face is going to be a very difficult thing, sir. you may think you're not being followed, but i can assure you you are. >> why the authorities are calling him paranoid and bonkers right now. ♪ how you like me now >>> tim tebow's fall from grace? celebrated for his dramatic last-minute touchdowns and praised for his faith. now, being torn apart by his teammates behind his back. why is the most popular man in football no longer hailed as a hero? >>> good morning, everyone, as we come on the air, more breaking news. the u.s. on high alert right now over a possible war escalating in the middle east. overnight, three israelis killed by rockets from the gaza strip. israeli war
investigation into whether a popular energy drink is dangerous, even fatal. more deaths are being looked at in connection to five hour -- to 5 hour energy. katie marzullo is following new developments. >> reporter: the city attorney is getting in on this demanding the makers of energy drinks prove they are safe. he wants labels to be more accurate. today researchers are releasing a report on the risks of the drinks as the fda drops a bombshell in the past four years 13 deaths have been linked to 5 hour energy drink and 30 people have suffered serious or life-threatening injuries like heart attacks. a few weeks ago the fda said monster energy drinks were linked to five deaths. we don't know what is in the study, a doctor did tell us how these drinks can be dangerous. >> if somebody were to have a predestined heart condition adrenaline with the caffeine may tip them over the edge and cause lethal arrhythmia. >> reporter: energy manufacturers point out there is no proven link between products and the death. 5 hour energy said the product is intended for busy adults and contain as much caffe
see koreas as a partner. joaquin sold his company for the energy industry. >> korea is a great launch pad. very innovative. a great track record, u.s. companies are teeming with large companies like lg, samsung to be the launching pad to be a spring board for the world. >> samsung is a electronics giant but has been engaged in a legal battle with apple over patents. the deputy minister for the knowledge economy is reluctant to answer questions whether the legal dispute will hurt efforts. >> to they can bring more. >> the interpretor says korea has goals. >> we want to promote more vigorous exchanges and investments and ideas and technologies. >> the free trade agreement calls for job creation as one goal. 30 korean owned companies will be holding a job fair here as part of the conference. >> veterans around the bay area were honored for service today. but many returning from plaigss like afghanistan and iraq are having a difficult time moving from military life to jobs in the civiliannv,yv sector. here is laura anthony from martinez. this day is about honoring those who served in the
. the wildly popular pick-me-up, 5-hour energy, now linked to the deaths of 13 people. what you need to know. >>> and it is tough to take it this hour. why hitting that snooze button turns out to be a really bad idea. >>> good morning, everyone. we have new details this morning on the sex scandal that brought down former cia director david petraeus. we've learned the name of that mystery agent from the fbi who first exposed the petraeus affair. he is fbi veteran agent frederick humphries. notorious for sending shirtless photos of himself to another key player in the scandal. >> he says it was just a lighthearted joke. we'll see. that woman would be jill kelly, seen on the right, which claims she was threatened by petraeus' lover. she has been stripped of her special access to macdill air force base in tampa. and petraeus' mistress, paula broadwell, is under investigation for storing military documents, on her computer. and for the first time president obama has weighed in on this mess. abc's preeti arla has the latest. >> reporter: president obama walked into the east room of the white house
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this morning's money report. >> reporter: good morning. dramatic reversal on oil, international energy agency predicts u.s. will be the world's top oil producer in five years all but self-sufficient in energy in 20 years, major reason increased production of shale oil we are doing better with keeping up with mortgage payments. percentage of those two months or more behind is now the lowest in more than three years. top british journal says no evidence tamiflu works. dozens of governments around the world stopped it in case there's another global flu outbreak world health organization is convinced it works the journal >>> beautiful picture from the sutro tower. high clouds and sun warmer weather on the way. >>> chevron has found a way to get around costly clean air requirements. the plant was damaged in august by a fire that sent a black cloud into the air several thousand sought medical attention. chevron has told the air quality management district it intends to repair not replace the damaged unit that means they will not be required to install new equipment chevron says it will voluntarily
high energy person and i think he does gain energy from feeling like he's consequential in making a difference. >> reporter: despite that, friends of petraeus told me that todayed they were certain dave and holly petraeus would stay together, though, david, there are still many questions. >> martha raddatz, thank you. >>> and now to the timeline. when this fbi investigation began, and new questions tonight about why the white house and congress did not hear of it until much later. here's abc's senior justice correspondent pierre thomas tonight. >> reporter: sources tell abc news jill kelly considered those harassing e-mails a threat not only to herself, but petraeus. after the fbi was contacted, and an investigation uncovered a sordid affair between petraeus and paula broadwell, there were early concerns that the cia director's secure government e-mails could have been hacked. but the probe never turned up evidence of national security being compromised. what it did find, as one source put it, was lots of human drama. key members of congress want to know why didn't they weren't to
. >> energy expert says that is just not accurate. >> saying big energy users like utilities and oil companies have been given permits by the state to cover most of the carbon produced. the caps will be reduced over the years but says there is also a built in incentive to improve. >> if you figure out a way to pick up the gas, you get to keep the permit. >> we asked big oil refineries to weigh in on the issue. chevron reported and as it is required to do. and there is a pro vision in regulations requiring drivers and if projections hold it could raise the gallon of gas by 15 cents. >> and bay area lawmakers raising questions tonight about the fbi handling of the petraeus scandal. he resigned as cia director last week. both house minority leader nancy pelosi and senate intelligence committee chair say they're not happy that they learned of the investigation on television. >> they understand protecting people, i don't understand doing this all under a cloud of secrecy. and people have classified responsibility are not even notified so he can ask questions about it's pro pry tie there are questio
five-hour energy. there are 92 reports of ill affects. the agency looking into five deaths linked reportedly to monster, a energy drink containing more caffeine than . >> a florida gun range is moving past paint ball battles allowing customers to fire shots at each other. combat city uses specially designed ammunition there are also self-defense classes including ones designed for women. if you get shot, it will hurt. >> there is supposed to be a degree of pain with it so you do learn from i. >> someone trying to hurt you you learn to be tactical. >> the owners say it's facility tests nerves and helps them to know if they have it in them to shoot another person. >> back to breaking news we told but this at the top of the last. crews stopped this leak after a water main break that is in the outer sunset. water coming from that spot. live picture right here so water has been stopped in that area, good news. >> it's one of the hottest movie franchises now. the last film in the series opens. >> is this worth all of the hype? >> it's one of the most popular side dishes at thanksgiving.
energy commission says 2012 has been a record year for the number of spice prices. senator mark leno went searching for answers to why and to ask if the state can do more to protect consumers. it's not the first hearing but the first time we've heard this. >> we seem to have information that there was ongo prog dux. >> oregon based consultant says his analysis of environmentalg÷ emissions suggests in may, shell's martinez plant was making gasoline for one of the two weeks it claimed to have been shut down. chevron richmond refinery supposed to be shut down two weeks in may, but mcculla says data shows it's never shut down. but with those shut downs real or fabricated and the richmond fire, he says he cannot explain the record setting october price spike. >> there is no evidence of disaster here. why did they and quite frankly, i can't explain it. >> the western state petroleum association shot back the conclusions were based on third party information from the bay area air quality management district,nbz2u not fm refineries themselves. that there is no evidence refineries were operating
the widening use of caffeine in energy drinks and even a new line of cracker jacks. the manufacturers say these products are perfectly safe. but the fda is investigating into caffeine concerns. and so is abc's jim avila. good morning, jim. >> reporter: good morning, amy. abc news has obtained 92 of what the fda calls adverse event reports involving 5-hour energy drink. the latest of which is an october death claim of sudden cardiac arrest. the government is investigating. but the founder of 5-hour is fighting back, saying his product is not harmful. some people swear by it. >> i feel more alert. i feel awake. >> reporter: others overdo it, as in these youtube videos. >> chug. chug. >> reporter: but this morning, the ceo and founder of 5-hour energy drink tells abc news that kind of abuse is the only way to hurt yourself with his product. >> if you had ten cups of coffee in an hour, i think you'd end up in a hospital. that would really be a dumb thing to do. >> reporter: manoj bhargava says the 13 deaths and 33 hospitalizations reported to the fda as linked to his 5-hour energy drink are b
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later. citi price rewind. new pink lemonade 5-hour energy? 5-hour energy supports the avon foundation for women breast cancer crusade. so i can get the energized feeling i need and support a great cause? i'm sold. pink lemonade 5-hour energy? yeah and a portion of every sale goes to the avon foundation for women breast cancer crusade. i'm sold. new pink lemonade 5-hour energy. get the alert, energized feeling you need and support breast cancer research and access to care. >>> here's "the play of the day"! >> here's a picture we want to show it to you. it was posted on facebook. that's 7-year-old and his sister evelyn. their mom and dad said if this picture got 1,000 likes on facebook, they'd consider buying them a cat. they got those, and talk about 99,000 more. >> wow. >> take a look. a family of five, they're now joining us via skype, marissa, emily, darin and marissa, you posted a picture, 1,000 likes later. did you ever think it would go viral like it did? >> marissa, you can hear me? you can hear justice. >> yeah, we can hear you. >> did you ever think this would go is viral like
of the year. they raved about the smooth rude cargo space and energy efficiency. gets the equivalent of 118 miles per gallon. despite electric engine motor trend says one of the quickest 4 door ever built. it will cost you. starts at more than 57,000 dollars. >> well today observance of veterans day gave family nasty chance to do something fun together in the east bay. walnut creek ice rink opened up. beautiful day. i caught the picture on my cell phone today of the grard grand opening. we are one of the sponsors. rink is open every day until the middle of januar january. a lot of people out there. this saturday i think they have free skating. free from 11 to opportunity. the you would have seen necessity there like this. kliching. >> holding on. >> latest on smith concussion and what he has to do now to get back on the field. plus the giants target free act to resign one deal now done that's resign one deal now done that's ne >> good evening. alec smith has to go through the new concussion protocol and still cleared to play but the 49ers say he was feeling a lot better today.
of clean energy, which promises to reduce the utilization of fossil fuels for power generation. and we continue to invest in potential break-through technologies that could further remove carbon from our atmosphere. but we haven't done as much as we need to. so what i'm going to be doing over the next several weeks next several months is having a conversation, a wide-ranging conversation with scientists, engineers, elect engineers, elected officials to find out what more can we do to make short-term progress in reducing carbons. and then, you know, working through an education process that i think is necessary as discussion, a conversation across the country about what realistically can we do long term to make sure that this is not something we're passing on to future again rations that is expensive and difficult to deal with. i don't know what democrats or republicans are prepared to do at this point. this is not a partisan issue. there are regional issues. no doubt for us to take on climate change in a serious way would involve making some tough political choices. and -- understandab
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? >> reporter: after spending so much time, energy and money, nothing seemed to work. they decided to try something different. did you think it's a little crazy, though? i'm going to search for our future baby online on craigslist. >> well, we met online. so, if i were going to look up a word in the dictionary, i wouldn't go to my bookshelf and open up my dictionary. you just turn to the internet. >> the second i read their ad, i called there. hi, i'm pregnant. and i need help and she was like, we're really happy you called. >> reporter: tammy nelson was stuck in a nightmare. financially dependent on her abusive husband and already raising one son, rider. >> i remember one time, feeding my son the dust out of the rice krispie box. the last bowl of cereal we had and i didn't know where the next meal was going to come from. >> reporter: but her nightmare got worse when she says her husband forced her to get pregnant again. >> you hate yourself a lot for it, because you feel like you should just have a connection with something that's naturally inside you. i felt guilty that i never had that
. more heavy rain north of lake county. so this next system, a couple pees of energy allowing for a soggy couple of days for extreme northern california. but for the bay area the storm systems, well, they will stay to the north of us. the tail end of one of them is going to try to slide on through here late tuesday into wednesday, giving us a little more rain. today the snow continues for the next couple of hours. but it's at a high level, above 7,000 feet. expecting around a foot, maybe an inch or two at lake level. back home today we have the raiders at 1:00. low 60s. so it will be a little cool, breezy along the cove. 60 san francisco. down by the monterey bay we are looking at a few more showers perhaps this morning and 65 salinas. we will dry it out. continue that tore tomorrow into tuesday. north day, west chance of showers tuesday night into wednesday. trying out for pg&e day. the big happening day on friday warming up and into the weekend it looks dry as well. hopefully that will cooperate with all the plans locally around here. >> are you one of those who gets out there on friday
turns vibrations into energy and it's energy that charges the phone. so folks at virginia tech, keep on trying. that would be great. everybody hates when the cell phone runs out. shake it. >> shaking, vibrations, energy. uh-huh. >>> okay, so this honestly, i saw the study. i'm like this is completely true. polled 2,000 women, women spend more time ogling other women than men do. here are the top five reasons. we begin with, we are checking out other women's cleavage. checking out their size. >> height? >> their height. everything. their tan. their hair style. and their clothes. we are trying to size one another up. they say most happens on the beach. we love having a good look at other women when they're sunbathing. >> so you're saying, you're checking out the girls more than i am. i'm just talking, not paying attention to anything. >> those are cute shoes. >> checking out the lady. i am not really? that's the theory there. >> a matter of kind of comparing ourselves to one another. our own insecurities. but we also love to see what other girls are sporting. some of the other things.
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day parade. >> apc 7 news don sanchez takes us there. this is what the dancers will be doing. energy in a once in a lifetime experience. >> so excited to go. it's going to be an amazing experience. i'm nervous but excited. >> getting better. >> this is the second time the dance studio has been invited to appear, she says it's because they have won so many competitions and work hard. >> just so happy to have this opportunity. to be doing something you enjoy so much, two with, your friends, tree, you get to go to a locale like new york city. oh, my gosh. >> they've been sent this routine by spirit of america pro ducks will join 498 others, 500 of them doing this. many of them have been dancing here since they're in kindergarten. it's like family, they develop teamwork and self confidence. >> the way she teaches us in class is like helping us in life. in general. >> culminating this time on thanksgiving day in new york. >> everybody is doing this together it's going to look awesome with many people. >> stud students have been doing fund raising. it's about a great perform skbrens a less
and energy efficiency. gets the equivalent of 118 miles per gallon. despite electric engine motor trend says one of the quickest 4 door ever built. it will cost you. starts at more than 57,000 dollars. >> well today observance of veterans day gave family nasty chance to do something fun together in the east bay. walnut creek ice rink opened up. beautiful day. i caught the picture on my cell phone today of the grard grand opening. we are one of the sponsors. rink is open every day until the middle of januar january. a lot of people out there. this saturday i think they have free skating. free from 11 to opportunity. the you would have seen necessity there like this. kliching. >> holding on. >> latest on smith concussion and what he has to do now to get back on the field. plus the giants target free act to resign one deal now done that's resign one deal now done that's >> good evening. alec smith has to go through the new concussion protocol and still cleared to play but the 49ers say he w better a lot better today. sounds they were expecting him to be ready next monday night
. the international energy agency predicts the u.s. will be the world's top oil producer in 5 years and will be all but self-sufficient in 20 years. all of it largely because the big increase in shale oil. the agency is predicting natural gas will become the largest single fuel in the u.s. >>> a new report says that we are doing better at keeping up with our mortgage payments. the percentage of mortgage holders two months or more behind on their payments is now the lowest that it's been in three years. that's because the housing market is improving. and low interest rates are making it easier to refinance. >>> the effectiveness of a top flu treatment is now being questioned. a top british medical journal says there is no evidence showing that tamiflu really stops influenza. dozens of governments around the world stock tamiflu in case there's another global flu outbreak. the world health organization says it is convinced that tamiflu does work. but british researchers say they want to see more data. >>> a new pepsi flavor in japan does diet soda one better. it contains dextrin that a fiber that supp
energy drinks or a hot seller, join me tonight at 9:00, for why the fda is cracking down on the highly caffeinated popular drink. >> then, at 11:00, turning your old jewelry into holiday cash, michael finney says you can do better than you might think and he'll show how, coming up at 11:00. right after "nashville". >> i like the sound of that. >> larry beil is here now, how sit look something. >> right on track. alex smith with 49ers appears to be on pace to starting monday night game against bears again, monday night an extra day of rest. he suffered a concussion sunday against the rams. had to past tests to be cleared. smith did a light workout today.]8.Ñ the next step would be for doctors to clear smith for a regular practice. expectation is that he will be able to play. three and six, all kinds of issues. jirs at tail back forced palmer to air it out all of the time. >> whatever it is you're still going to go about your job. it doesn't matter what defense is, it scores a lot of points. we realize what team we're playing at the same time. >> he says he was in shock named american l
officials for an energy facility and asking for an $80 million commission, as part of the multibillion dollar deal. we're told after that, petraeus asked kelley to stop throwing his name around. >> interesting, she was trying to broker the deal. the gentleman whom she was speaking to when she asked for the $80 million fee, he is like i knew right away she was inexperienced and unqualified for the job, but she also said that she had access to senior government officials in korea and that petraeus arranged for her to get the position of honorary consul for south korea. >> no one likes a name dropper, you know what i mean? when you are -- have positions of that prominence and power and literally national security is at risk, do you have to be, i think, the folks will be careful about with whom they associate and who they have as their friend. so it sounds like in some ways both women were trying to, you know, profit, publicity wise and financially from their relationships. so, just gets messier and messier. >>> moving on to a very sad story. witnesses in texas are describing a horrifying
, allegedly used the cia director's name in an effort this summer to broker a contract for a $4 billion energy facility, with senior officials of the south korean government. according to new york businessman adam victor. >> miss kelley made it clear to me that general petraeus put her in this position. and that's why she was able to have access to such senior levels that they were essentially doing a favor for general petraeus. >> reporter: the new york business man says he broke off dealing with jill kelley after she asked for an $80 million commission. there was no immediate comments from kelley. but a source close to petraeus said, he had absolutely nothing to do with jill kelley's deal. and in fact, had asked her to stop throwing his name around. brian ross, abc news, new york. >>> in california, the party is over for fraternities and sororities at chico state university. the school's president yesterday announced greek life on campus was suspended indefinitely. that move comes after a student drank himself to death celebrating his 21st birthday. frats and sororities must remove all greek
give your child energy to go on, plus protein to grow on. >> reporter: what hasn't been growing? hostess' bottom line. sales dropped as moms began swapping out those fat-filled goodies and white bread for healthier lunch box foods. but a bitter nationwide workers strike that ended in a stalemate may be the final nail in a cream-filled coffin. the 82-year-old american icon plans to shutter its factory doors and let 18,000 workers go. >> it will be very sad because these brands are iconic. they've been around for decades. >> reporter: but this iconic treat, this is nothing like mom could make. if you think you're going to miss this twinkie -- don't even try to make this at home. there are 37 ingredients in this little cake. many you'd expect. some flour, lots of sugar, corn syrup. but how about corn dextrin? that's the sticky glue found on the back of envelopes. and that smooth, creamy center? it's made from cellulose gum. that's used in hair gel, shampoo, even rocket fuel. some predict a buyer may swoop in and buy the twinkie. making it a novelty item. >> i think they could have
. the international energy agency also predicts the u.s. could become energy-independent by the year 2035. but many experts remain doubtful. >>> meanwhile, new video from the record flood in central italy. you see the river here sweeping this boat away and ripping trees from the ground. at least four people have been killed in the floods. three of them, when a bridge collapsed. rescuers in the helicopter you see there were able to pull one man to safety, after his car was swept away. >>> and four-time nascar champ jeff gordon will have to pay up for that deliberate wreck that sparked a wild brawl in phoenix over the weekend. gordon has been fined $100,000 docked 25 points, placed on probation, for slamming clint bowyer into the wall but he did in fact avoid suspension. >>> and finally, could it be true? are humans collectively getting dumber? a new study from stanford university claims that humans have been steadily losing intelligence for thousands of years because, thanks to advancements in technology, we no longer need intelligence to survive. of course, this is hardly main stream science. but a
looking frontal system to the north and west. most of the energy will stay to the north. tomorrow at least we will look for clouds and as the high builds in, it will bring warmer temperatures. i will show you the forecast animation. monday remember the rain line stays to the north. as we head into tuesday, this is tuesday, by 10:00 a.m., it starts to sag a little bit to the south. i put a chance of scattered showers in the north bay for tuesday and thin -- and then we take them out for wednesday. all of this will move back to the north. so wednesday looks like the best day. this workweek will have dry conditions and temperatures warming into the 60s. as we head into thursday night and friday, another wave of moisture will move in and we will see some showers. here is a look at your highs for tomorrow. 60s across the bay area. 63 in santa rosa and san francisco 60, 64 for oakland as well as livermore. 64 for san jose. a little more sunshine the further south you go. santa cruz 65. 65 for gilroy. my accu-weather seven-day forecast, north bay chance of showers on tuesday. we are all dry and m
frontal system to the north and west. most of the energy will stay to the north. tomorrow at least we will look for clouds and as the high builds in, it will bring warmer temperatures. i will show you the forecast animation. monday remember the rain line stays to the north. as we head into tuesday, this is tuesday, by 10:00 a.m., it starts to sag a little bit to the south. i put a chance of scattered showers in the north bay for tuesday and thin -- and then we take them out for wednesday. all of this will move back to the north. so wednesday looks like the best day. this workweek will have dry conditions and temperatures warming into the 60s. as we head into thursday night and friday, another wave of moisture will move in and we will see some showers. here is a look at your highs for tomorrow. 60s across the bay area. 63 in santa rosa and san francisco 60, 64 for oakland as well as livermore. 64 for san jose. a little more sunshine the further south you go. santa cruz 65. 65 for gilroy. my accu-weather seven-day forecast, north bay chance of showers on tuesday. we are all dry and mild
, front stationary waiting for a chunk of energy to ride down this jet stream and kick start it and move it our way before it does warmer tomorrow a chance of showers north as that storm starts to get kicked into our neighborhoods better chance friday less of a chance saturday, sunday and monday drop in temperatures as cold system comes in from alaska. here's >>> berkeley westbound traffic flowing nicely a little crowded not too bad, chp giving update earlier accident eastbound 80 at san pablo dam road is now westbound, two lanes affected, you will find slow traffic backed to the couple minutes skyway. other rough -- cummins skyway. "sig alert" glen arbor until 9:00 this morning downed wires due to accident. westbound 4 problem, earlier accident at somersville according to our waze app has been cleared and you will find residual very slow traffic back to brentwood. abby reported this to -- tweeted this picture, you can see bumper-to-bumper 20 minutes ago westbound 4 all alternates still very slow past the scene at somersville which is now clear. great app to get you around your commute o
be seen 20 miles away on shore. black elk energy says 1 of 22 contractors onboard, improperly used a blowtorch to cut the pipeline igniting the explosion. 11 workers were medevacked to safety. four with severe burns. >> when there's an incident, it hurts. >> reporter: as far as the oil spill, the coast guard says the impact is minimal because the rig was shut down at the time. >> the environmental threat, as we know, there was 20 gallons that potentially were in that 3-inch line, which would equate to approximately 28 gallons of product. >> reporter: not even enough to fill a large suv's gas tank. in comparison, bp's deepwater horizon disaster, 2 1/2 years ago, spilled enough daily to fill the gas tanks of 82,000 suvs. and just a few hours ago, two more boats actually doubled in size arrived on the scene to help with the search. which is a 45-mile, by 30-mile radius. the weather has been cooperating. there are no storms in sight. so, they do have a clear line of vision. hopefully, these two workers will be found soon. dan? >> one bit of good news there. john, thank you. >>> now, to
. >> i'm about to test drive the ford c max energy. the first ford you can fill up and also plug in. >> plugin hybrid is a great in between in terms of both the hybrid and a full electric vehicle. you have the capable to do both but don't have the range limitation. >> with a 20-mile range on battery or oil with the gas tank, the car decided which to use. >> i can't make this use gas. >> that's correct. >> did you notice the difference? >> the gas just kicked? >> or push a button to go all lesch. ford claims the car pays for himself by getting the electric equivalent of 100 miles per gallon. >> the first to break that milestone, centennial milestone. >> electric cars are nothing new for ford in 1914, henry ford and harvey firestone pose with thomased a disson as they tried to brick the first electric car to market but couldn't build a bat enough battery in 2000, the ford tiled it with the all-electric synch. sales were slow and the closed down the line. >> 60% of our customers are considering a hybrid and now, even more remarkably, one in four of the customers is considering a plugin
are going to go out there and have fun, bring the energy and tear the place down. >> i've heard a lot about ama. and it's the 40th, right? and i'm performing tonight. not only performing, but i'm going to perform with someone very special. >> from country princess taylor swift to pit bull, paula abdul, to lincoln park. we will see the best of 2012 on sunday night's three-hour music-filled show. two top stars could walk away with an arm full of trophies. tied for the most ama nominations this year with four a piece, rihanna and nicky renage. i hope she stops for me on the carpet. i think three some a special wouldn't in 2010. >> you could like interview the fans. >> i could become a big music reporter. >> that would be so cute. like i mean, i'm on to something. >> very good. nicky, bye-bye. >> thank you, darling. >> i feel like i have a new best friend. >> yeah. >> this george reporting for abc news. >>> the american music awards airs tonight at 8:00 here on abc7. >>> lisa argen is here now talking whether. everybody wants to know with the holiday approaching how is it going to be? >> if you
the energy and tear the place down. >> i've heard a lot about a.m.a. and it's the 40th, right? and i'm performing tonight. not only performing, but i'm going to perform with someone very special. >> from country princess taylor swift to pit bull, paula abdul, to lincoln park. we will see the best of 2012 on sunday night's three-hour music-filled show. two top stars could walk away with an arm full of trophies. tied for the most a.m.a. nominations this year with four a piece, rihanna and nicki minaj. i hope nicki stops again for me on the carpet. i think we had a special bond in 2010. >> you could come on the road with us. you could like interview the fans. >> i could become a big music reporter. >> that would be so cute. like, i mean, i'm on to something. >> very good. nicki, bye-bye. >> thank you, darling. >> i feel like i have a new best friend. >> yeah. >> this george reporting for abc news. >>> the american music awards airs tonight at 8:00 here on abc7. lisa already said she's watching and perhaps dressing up by nicki min a.j.. >> i don't know about that. she has it all going on
to lower it. it lowers it. >> save on those energy bills. >> exactly. wi-fi-enabled. get in touch with it from any wi-fi device. >> nice. nice. future of the light bulb. right here. >> the fluorescent is -- yeah, you save money. but they're ugly. and a lot of them you cannot dim. >> okay. >> so this is the next generation. so it's l.e.d. light bulb, and they're fully dimmable. and what's neat about that is it's very close to what a regular light bulb looks like. you can use these in lamps. a lot of people, you could use these as a decoration because they're quite interesting looking. >> looks prettier than the average normal light bulb. >> this is called the switch 60. right now in commercial use. in a month they will be a switch 40. 40, 60, 100 watt. coming in at $40. but, of course, as time goes on they will rapidly drop in price. >> also helps you save money on energy. >> yes, exactly. also lasts 25,000 hours. >> not bad at all. all good stuff. all good tips for the fall. sir, as always, we appreciate you being here, all this good stuff. thank you, paula, for donating all this
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